LEICESTER CITY 2-3 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR - TOM COLLOMOSSE AT THE KING POWER STADIUM: Steven Bergwijn scored twice in 80 incredible stoppage time seconds to give Tottenham a barely-believable victory that extended manager Antonio Conte’s unbeaten record in the Premier League to nine matches. Tottenham looked to be heading for defeat when James Maddison struck in the 76th minute before substitute Bergwijn’s double in added time – a close-range strike and a wonderfully composed run and finish – completed a remarkable turnaround. The winner came when the signalled five minutes added had been played. Seconds earlier, Bergwijn – who Tottenham were thought to be willing to sell this month – had been only booked for pushing Caglar Soyuncu to the floor when he was not awarded a penalty. And when the Dutchman made the most of his let-off by referee Jon Moss, Conte danced wildly with delight on the touchline as the travelling fans chanted his name long after the final whistle.
Manchester United produce scintillating second-half display at Brentford after abject first 45 to seal 3-1 win, with Marcus Rashford ending his goal drought and Anthony Elanga and Mason Greenwood also on target before Ivan Toney consolation
BRENTFORD 1-3 MANCHESTER UNITED - IAN LADYMAN AT BRENTFORD COMMUNITY STADIUM: Manchester United's best player here was their goalkeeper David De Gea and it would be easy to say he was the reason his team somehow managed to win this game. But it is not as simple as that. De Gea made some important saves in the first half at a time when United were once again presenting a passable impression of a bunch of men who had never met each other before. Had Brentford - and in particular their midfield player Mathias Jensen - scored a couple of times, they may have won and United's interim manager Ralf Rangnick would be facing yet another examination of credentials. However, it was not just goalkeeping that set these teams apart by the end of the night. De Gea had been flawless while Brentford's debutant Jonas Lossl had been nervous. But it was the quality of United's finishing that actually enabled them to take three important points in West London.
Cristiano Ronaldo cannot hide his disgust after being subbed by Ralf Rangnick in win over Brentford, with Man United star visibly furious at manager's decision on sideline
NEW Cristiano Ronaldo had a face like thunder after he was substituted by Ralf Rangnick in the second half of Manchester United's 3-1 win over Brentford. The Portuguese delivered a lovely chest pass for Bruno Fernandes in the lead up to Mason Greenwood's goal but struggled to make a major impact on the game. He was visibly frustrated at having to come off in the 71st minute for Harry Maguire as the manager shut up shop.
IAN HERBERT: As Novak Djokovic sloped off back to Belgrade, Andy Murray rolled back the years... it's not the first time the Brit has given his old rival a lesson in humanity, grace and competitive courage
COMMENT BY IAN HERBERT: There was a vivid sense last summer of the very different individuals Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic are and why Murray is the one whose company you would travel to the end of the earth to keep. Murray - an individual so accustomed to the limitations that come with age that his daughter has started observing that he arrives home early from tournaments: 'Daddy, you lost another tennis match' - was playing Olympic doubles with Joe Salisbury in Tokyo's 33˚C heat as if his life depended on it. The spectacle became almost comical at one stage, as Murray and Salisbury stood nose to nose and screamed: 'Let's go!'
OBITUARY: Peter Robinson altered the face of English football with the transfer deals he did for Liverpool using his outstanding business acumen and discreet way of negotiating... and he was pivotal in creating the 'boot room' tradition
DOMINIC KING: Peter Robinson, one of the most important figures in Liverpool's history and a peerless administrator, has died aged 86. Universally known as 'PBR', Robinson joined Liverpool in 1965 and for the next 35 years he was part of the fabric at Anfield, working as club secretary and then chief executive before he stepped down in 2000, having overseen the appointment of Gerard Houllier as manager. Robinson's outstanding business acumen and discreet way of negotiating enabled Liverpool to sign the players that helped them create a dynasty - a glut of league titles and four European Cups were a shimmering recognition of his work.
Blame England coaches, NOT the county game! Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope and Co have gone BACKWARDS since their Test call-ups, insists Hampshire chairman... who calls for a three-division Championship to improve standards
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY RICHARD EDWARDS: Rod Bransgrove has laid the blame for England's Ashes disaster squarely at the door of the ECB and the batting coaches who oversaw the tour. Hampshire's chairman believes the county game should not be the scapegoat for the calamity and that it handed England a group of outstanding batsmen who have gone downhill within the international set-up. Kevin Pietersen and Jonathan Agnew have called for the dismantling of the County Championship in response to England's failings Down Under, but Bransgrove believes there is no chance of that happening. Instead, he thinks the ECB need to look closer to home.
Ciryl Gane insists 'there is no secret' to his ice-cool mentality under pressure of huge UFC 270 clash... as he explains why he is fearless despite the threat of first defeat against Francis Ngannou
Of all the weapons at Ciryl Gane's disposal, perhaps his icy coolness in the heat of battle is the most impressive. Much has been made of his light feet, sensational movement and agility for a heavyweight and a fight IQ that belies his inexperience. But with Francis Ngannou, the UFC's most feared puncher swinging for his head on Saturday night, he'll need every ounce of his trademark composure. Some freeze up under the octagon's spotlights but for others it focuses the mind and body. Gane falls into that category.
Florent Malouda insists ex-Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti HAD to be sacked in 2011 despite finishing second - as Champions League winner opens up on that 'historic' night in Munich and reveals his dream partnership at Stamford Bridge
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY OLIVER SALT: On May 19, 2022, Chelsea will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their momentous Champions League final triumph at the Allianz Arena; where Roberto Di Matteo's plucky underdogs toppled Bayern Munich in their own backyard to become kings of Europe against all odds. Up until that point the famous trophy with the big ears had eluded Roman Abramovich in his nine-year reign as Blues owner. Seven different managers had been and gone along the way, some of them departing after messy divorces, as he embarked on a relentless, cold-blooded pursuit of the European Cup. Yet on that historic night in the Bavarian capital, when the west London club were confronted with adversity like never before, the stars well and truly aligned for both Abramovich and a tight-knit group of senior players who had accompanied him on this obsessive quest to lift the Champions League. Florent Malouda was one of the Chelsea warhorses who finally captured the holy grail that evening after years of heartbreak in the competition. In an exclusive interview with Sportsmail , the Frenchman takes a look back on the highs and lows of that rocky journey to Munich.
Rooney has worked miracles at Derby, Martinez has most Premier League experience, Kovac lifted trophies at Bayern and Lampard can start NOW... We rate the four bosses on Everton's shortlist
Everton are working to a four man shortlist as they aim to recruit a manager who can save their season. Duncan Ferguson has taken caretaker charge as he did back in 2019 with Wayne Rooney (left), Frank Lampard (second left), Niko Kovac (right) and Roberto Martinez (right) the principal names in the frame to be the next permanent manager. But how do this quartet measure up? Sportsmail assesses them in several key areas as the Toffees look to make the right choice.
Tyson Fury IS in talks to stage a sensational undisputed clash against Oleksandr Usyk in the Middle East, says Bob Arum... and Dillian Whyte and Anthony Joshua could both step aside to make it happen!
Tyson Fury (left) is in negotiations over a stunning undisputed clash against Oleksandr Usyk in the Middle East, according to his promoter Bob Arum. The Gypsy King was preparing to face Dillian Whyte (inset) in a mandatory defence of his WBC belt this Spring, but Arum has revealed the 'total chaos' of an offer to crown the first undisputed champion since Lennox Lewis in 1999. The sensational development could see both Whyte and Anthony Joshua (right)` - who was set to rematch Usyk in April - step down to make the showdown happen.
JAAP STAM: Man United must look at their recruitment after spending £80m on Harry Maguire. Wes Brown was FAR quicker and more mobile... and the rest of the team need to be more resilient and
Manchester United legend Jaap Stam has slated Harry Maguire's speed and agility after being asked to compare the England's international's defensive abilities to Wes Brown. Stam featured 127 times for Manchester United and helped the Red Devils win six trophies, including three Premier League's and the Champions League title. He played alongside Brown and said that his former team-mate was better than Maguire defensively as he was able to defend 1v1's over greater distances. Stam also said that United should look internally at their recruitment system after forking out £80million on a defender that has failed to impress at the club.
Jurgen Klopp is seen giving Harvey Elliott a bear hug and lifting Liverpool youngster off the ground in viral video before teenager returned to first-team training after suffering dislocated ankle last year
Just four months after sustaining the injury, the Reds youngster has returned to first-team training sooner than expected. No one however appeared happier to see Elliott back with the group at the AXA Training Centre in Kirby than German boss Klopp. A video has emerged of Klopp approaching Elliott as the squad jogged onto the training pitch, before slightly crouching down and embracing the midfielder. The ex-Borussia Dortmund boss then lifts Elliott off his feet, then puts an arm around him and gives him a pat on the back as they both too head out towards training.
Will Cristiano Ronaldo miss out on Champions League football and can mega-rich Newcastle beat the drop? The Premier League title race is all but over, but here's why you should STILL be excited
Despite the title race being all but over, there are still plenty of stories to be written in the remainder of this Premier League campaign - and Sportsmail takes you through all the reasons to remain excited in 2022. Cristiano Ronaldo (left) and Manchester United are struggling to qualify for the Champions League, Arsenal and Tottenham (inset, bottom) are also in a top-four battle and will the big bucks of Newcastle (main) save them from relegation - and could Everton (inset, bottom-right) be dragged into the battle to avoid the drop?
Francis Ngannou prefers a Tyson Fury boxing bout OVER a clash with Jon Jones as UFC heavyweight champion insists 'nobody really cares' about the mega-fight after months of failed talks ahead of UFC 270 grudge match against Ciryl Gane
The Predator has made no secret of his ambition to one day step in the boxing ring and has recently been embroiled in a back-and-forth with WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury on Twitter. The past 12 months have seen Ngannou strongly linked with a blockbuster against Jones, who is eyeing a move to heavyweight having conquered the 205-pound ranks. However, talks with the UFC have stalled and are showing no sign of progress, much to the Cameroonian's frustration. And now, Ngannou has revealed that he would rather take on the Gypsy King following his grudge match with Gane, insisting that 'nobody cares' about a Jones megsa-fight anymore.
Newcastle are weighing up a sensational swoop for Mario Balotelli, according to Adana Demirspor's president, who reveals the striker has a release clause in his deal but insists the Magpies 'have not made an offer'
Balotelli, formerly of Manchester City and Liverpool, is currently plying his trade with Adana Demirspor in Turkey, but has now emerged as a Magpies transfer target. That is according to the president of the club, who has also claimed that there has been no official offer, however, despite the interest from Eddie Howe's side. Sancak has also confirmed that an official offer from Saudi Arabia was lodged for the hot-headed striker, but that was rebuffed. Balotelli joined the Super Lig outfit last summer in another surprising twist in his career, but is enjoying superb form this season and leading their push for Europe.
Maurizio Sarri is sent TUMBLING to the floor and his glasses go flying after Udinese's Ignacio Pussetto collides with the Lazio boss on the touchline during tense Coppa Italia clash
With the game level at 0-0 in additional time, Sarri, 63, was engrossed in the action unfolding before him on the touchline. As a result, he had no time to step out of the way as Udinese star Ignacio Pussetto - on loan from Watford - came hurtling towards him. Pussetto was in the midst of a battle for possession of the ball with Lazio's Manuel Lazzari, but the latter won the contest and inadvertently sent the 26-year-old in his manager's direction.
REVEALED: Police were called to Hobart hotel because Graham Thorpe smoked a cigar INDOORS - with England coach set to be AXED after Ashes booze shame, when he bizarrely filmed Joe Root and Co in the aftermath at 6am
Graham Thorpe's position as England assistant coach looks untenable after police were called to the team hotel in Hobart because he was smoking a cigar inside the premises during a drinking session that lasted until 6am. The ECB launched an investigation after footage taken by Thorpe of Tasmanian police telling five Ashes stars - including Joe Root and Jimmy Anderson - to go to bed following a complaint about 'intoxicated people' ended up on the Sydney Morning Herald website.
Romelu Lukaku and Hakim Ziyech have a VERY heated discussion at half time of Chelsea's draw at Brighton after winger refused to celebrate his goal... but boss Tuchel plays down the 'normal' spat
Chelsea stars Hakim Ziyech and Romelu Lukaku were seen having a very tense conversation as they left the field at half time during their 1-1 draw at Brighton - although Thomas Tuchel played it down as 'normal'. The Blues dropped points yet again as they drew a blank for the eighth time this season in another hammer blow for their title chances - with Adam Webster's header ensuring Graham Potter's men left with a point. Earlier, Ziyech's angled strike had put Tuchel's men ahead - though the Moroccan winger didn't even celebrate the opener. And his moody attitude continued after speaking with Lukaku when Chelsea walked to the tunnel at the interval.
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I'm envious, this is the best England squad since we won the World Cup... well done Eddie Jones for recognising it's time for a new wave of players to back the old stagers
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: You can always quibble about one or two of England's squad selections but overall, this is our most talented group of players since the class of 2003. For the first time since England and I parted company, I must confess to being a little bit envious. If England get it right they won't just be getting the Twickenham faithful on their feet going nuts but the whole rugby world will be on their feet, too.
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More events than ever before, chaos in the speed skating and a battle of champions on the ice... plus more tales of the unexpected! Here are 10 reasons to tune into the Beijing Winter Olympics
Just six months on and the Olympics show is back on the road with its winter edition. It's rare for two Games to be so close together as the hotter climes of Tokyo have been replaced by Beijing's cold temperatures and makeshift snow. China's £2.5billion event is coming into view and although rising Covid cases continue to threaten the much-anticipated Games, the final touches are being made. Here, Sportsmail takes a look at the reasons why fans should be excited about February's instalment.